Best Buy Stocking more HTC Evo Shift 4G accessories

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A few days ago we started noticing that Best Buy was stocking items with the chosen name Sprint Evo Shift 4G on the accessory packaging, and it looks like Best Buy may be stocking up on accessories again bearing the same name. This may be a gear up for a January 9th 2011 launch date as leaked by RadioShack a couple days ago, but regardless, they are getting ready for it soon. Just need to wait it out a few days, and I’m sure we’ll hear an official date from Sprint and HTC.

[via Android Central]

HTC EVO Shift 4G pops up in Best Buy’s system priced at $150

It seems that an image has popped up showing off an internal Best Buy document which tells us that the HTV EVO Shift 4G will be priced at $149.99 with a new 2-year contact, and a ridonkulous $549.99 without.

Obviously we need to take this leaked image as just that, a leaked image. However, given the specs of the device, $150 sounds about right. I’m sure we’ll be getting a formal announcement and release date at CES next week, so stay tuned.

[via Engadget]

Best Buy offering five Android phones for free with new 2-year contract

Didn’t get that shiny new Android phone you wanted this holiday season? Well, Best Buy has you covered, with a grand total of five new Android devices for the low low price of $0 with a new 2-year contract. The five phones are the Droid Incredible, LG Optimus S, LG Optimus T, Sony Ericsson Xperia X10, and the LG Vortex.

So, if one of these phones tickles your fancy, hit up the Best Buy page here for all the juicy details.

Sprint Picks Name as Evo Shift 4G Accessories Show at Best Buy

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Best By is starting to stock accessories for the new 4G smartphones from Sprint expected to be announced at CES 2011 in a few days. The name on the package shows that Sprint has decided to stick with the name Evo Shift 4G for the device, as seen above. Since Best Buy is stocking, the device should be available nation-wide within a couple weeks. The device should be priced at approximately $150 with a 2 year contract, and $549 without a contract.

We’ll see more at CES.

[via Android Central]

Android Holiday 2010 Sales Roundup

The holidays are finally here and you know what that means. Well, yes.. eggnog and awkward moments with relatives.. as well as awesome holiday sales on Android devices!

The holidays are a perfect time to grab a new Android smartphone for yourself or others, as many devices are virtually being offered for free around this time of year.

Hit the break to check out some awesome deals on Android devices. Happy holidays, everyone!


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Giant 42-inch Google Nexus S lands at Best Buy

So you thought your 4.3 inch Android phone was big, or maybe you got yourself an even bigger tablet recently…  well guess what?  It Doesn’t Matter How Big Your Toy Is, because there’s a Best Buy in San Carlos California that takes the crown for having the largest Android phone – a Google Nexus S, and amazingly, it’s fully functional.

Yep, this bad boy has a working 42 inch touchscreen, a working camera, working apps, and even an internet connection.  How did they do it?  Easy, it’s actually powered by a real Nexus S with special video out and other special connections.   You won’t have any problems reading websites on this bad-boy.  Then again, it won’t fit in your pocket either.

Google has stated that this giant Nexus S is just a test run demo for now, and if people don’t break it, they will place more of these displays in other Best Buys.  Can’t get enough ginormous Nexus S?  Then hit the jump to see a video of it in action at the store.


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Verizon Galaxy Tab Drops to $499 at Best Buy

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Prices keep on dropping for the Samsung Galaxy Tab running Android 2.2, and Best Buy is showing the Verizon Galaxy Tab dropping $100 off the no contract price from $599 to $499!

“What’s the catch?” you say…well, you do have to sign up for your first month, then after that, you’re free to leave and go on without a contract from one of the monthly price points listed below;

  • $20/month for 1GB
  • $35/month for 3GB
  • $50/month for 5GB
  • $80/month for 8GB

Seems like a pretty good deal for the Galaxy Tab considering it hasn’t been out just over a month. Will this new price convince you to grab one?

[via AndroidCentral]

HTC Knight (aka EVO Shift 4G) shows up in Best Buy database as PG0610

The HTC Knight, also known as the EVO Shift 4G and Speedy, has shown up in the Best Buy data transfer system as the HTC PG0610. This is the Android device with a slide-out keyboard  that is expected to be released on Sprint, as their version of the G2.

Details about the device haven’t exactly been figured out though — but if it’s showing up in Best Buy’s system, hopefully it won’t be too long before we see a release.

Google Nexus S Now Available at Best Buy

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The Google Nexus S smartphone is finally available after all the Hooplah about it over the past couple of months! Best Buy has 2 options for everyone, either $529.99 for the unlocked version, or $199.99 with a 2-year contract through T-Mobile. Get your hands on some Gingerbread before its eaten!

Here’s what Best buy has to say about it;

The second-generation Nexus smart phone is loaded with great features and boasts Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), the newest version of Android. Features include built-in mobile hotspot capability, improved voice action, better navigation and popular Google features like Gmail. Its sleek 4″ WVGA contour display offers maximized visibility. The 5.0MP digital camera lets you snap great photos to share.

Requires a minimum data plan starting at $10 a month.

If you can’t wait and want to jump all over this, click here for the unlocked Best Buy Page, and here for the T-Mobile contract buy page.

[via - Best Buy]

Best Buy Puts Dell Streak on Sale for $99

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Best Buy in the US has marked down the AT&T Dell Streak from $499 (regular price) to $99 (on a 2 year contract). I know, sounds amazing! It is a pretty good deal, but just to be clear, the $99 price is with a 2 year contract, the regular price they have listed was without contracts…those marketing decievers!

In any regard, it’s still a pretty sweet deal for the Dell Streak which is getting Android 2.2 updates by the end of this month as well, making this a pretty hot deal. If you like, hit up Best Buy here, and pick either the white or black editions for the same sale price.

[via Engadget]